Position
Outfield
Height
5'11
Weight
200 lbs.
Class
Junior
Hometown
Rowlett, Texas
Previous School
Texarkana College
B/T
R
High School
Rowlett HS

Updated 7/15/05

2005 USA Today/Sports Weekly First-Team All-American
2005 NCBWA First-Team All-American
2005 Collegiate Baseball Second-Team All-American
2005 ABCA Second-Team All-American
2005 Baseball America Third-Team All-American
2005 ABCA All-South Region (first team)
2005 NCAA Baton Rouge Regional All-Tournament Team
2005 First-Team All-SEC
2005 SEC Player of the Week (May 13-15, vs. Tennessee)
2005 LSWA All-Louisiana (first team)
2005 LSWA Player of the Week (May 13-15, vs. Tennessee; March 8-13, vs. Tulane and vs. Western Illinois)
2004 Second-Team All-SEC
SEC Player of the Week (May 24, 2004)
2004 Second-Team All-Louisiana
2003 First-Team All-SEC
2003 NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team
SEC Player of the Week (April 28, 2003)
2003 Louisiana Newcomer of the Year
2003 First-Team All-Louisiana

MLB Draft: 4th round in 2005 (Toronto)
MLB Draft: 4th round in 2005 (Toronto)

2005 Season
Named to the “watch list” for three National Player of the Year awards — the Golden Spikes Award, the Brooks Wallace Award and the Dick Howser Award … Hit an amazing nine home runs in a seven-game stretch from March 12-25; that period included three two-homer games – vs. Western Illinois (March 12), vs. Arizona State (March 13) and at Georgia (March 19); he has since added another two-homer game – April 22 at Arkansas … Finished the 2005 season among the leaders in several SEC offensive categories, including sixth in batting average (.369), first in slugging percentage (.719), third in doubles (23), fourth in homers (20) and third in total bases (179) … Had a team-high 20 homers on the season, the most by an LSU player since Todd Linden totaled 20 in 2001 … Fifth place on the LSU career home run list with 50; he is among the top 10 in several other LSU career categories, including doubles (No. 2), hits (No. 5), total bases (No. 5), RBI (No. 9) and runs (No. 9). … Led Tigers to series victory over Tennessee (May 13-15); named SEC Player of the Week for the third time in his career … Hit .636 (7-for-11) in the Tennessee series with one double, two homers, five RBI and six runs scored; also walked twice, posting a .692 on-base percentage and a 1.273 slugging percentage … Tied an LSU single-game record with five hits – including one homer and one double – while collecting three RBI and scoring four runs vs. Tennessee (5/14) … Maintained the longest hitting streak of his career with a 15-game stretch beginning vs. UAB (3/4) and ending at Alabama (4/1) … Was 3-for-5 with two homers, three runs and three RBI in a series opening win at Arkansas (4/22) … Has five mult-homer games during his career, including four in 2005 … Tied a career-high with five RBI and finished a single shy of the cycle vs. UNO (3/29) … Was 3-for-5 with four RBI and two homers — his second two-homer game in as many days — in a 20-3 romp of Arizona State (3/13) … Finished the Western Illinois and Arizona State weekend (3/11-13) 7-for-12 with four homers, eight runs scored and seven RBI.

2004 Season
A second-team all-SEC selection after batting .341 (100-for-293) with 23 doubles, two triples, 14 homers, 67 RBI and 70 runs … led the Tigers in homers, doubles and RBI … among the SEC leaders in several categories, including doubles (No. 2), hits (No. 3), runs (No. 3), homers (No. 8) and batting average (No. 10) … started all 65 of the Tigers’ games in left field … batted .387 (36-for-93) with runners in scoring position … hit .326 (46-for-141) in SEC regular-season games with eight doubles, two triples, seven homers, 28 RBI and 28 runs … 3-for-8 in the College World Series with one double, three RBI and one run … 3-for-9 in the NCAA Super Regional vs. Texas A&M with one double, one homer, three RBI and two runs … 4-for-13 in the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional with one RBI and two runs … 3-for-8 in the SEC Tournament with one double, one RBI and two runs … batted a cumulative .342 (13-for-38) in LSU’s nine postseason games with three doubles, one homer, eight RBI and seven runs … posted a 15-game hitting streak from April 4-27; batted .414 (29-for-70) during the streak with five doubles, two triples, five homers, 21 RBI and 20 runs … named SEC Player of the Week on May 24 after leading LSU to a series win at Ole Miss (May 21-23); he was 7-for-15 in the series with one double, three homers, six RBI and four runs.

2003 Season
Played in 64 games (63 starts), primarily as the Tigers’ designated hitter … started 29 games at DH, 25 games in left field and nine games in right field … batted .350 (92-for-263) on the year with 20 doubles, one triple, 16 homers, 51 RBI and 59 runs … led the Tigers in total bases (163) and tied with Clay Harris for the team lead in homers … was especially effective during the second half of the season (34 games), batting .376 (56-for-149) with 12 doubles, one triple, nine homers, 31 RBI and 36 runs … finished among the SEC leaders in seven different categories — No. 3 in total bases, No. 4 in home runs, No. 5 in hits, No. 6 in doubles, No. 7 in runs scored, No. 8 in slugging percentage (.620) and No. 9 in batting average … hit .389 (28-for-72) with runners in scoring position …batted .391 (50-for-128) in SEC regular-season games with eight doubles, eight homers, 21 RBI and 29 runs … 3-for-9 in the College World Series with one double, one homer, two RBI and three runs … 3-for-13 in the NCAA Super Regional versus Baylor with two doubles, one homer, two RBI and three runs … named to the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional all-tournament team after hitting .412 (7-for-17) with one homer, two RBI and two runs … for the entire NCAA Tournament, he batted .333 (13-for-39) with three doubles, three homers, six RBI and eight runs … 4-for-17 in the SEC Tournament with one triple, three RBI and four runs … posted a nine-game hitting streak from April 19-May 2, batting .500 (19-for-38) during the streak with 14 RBI … earned SEC Player of the Week honors on April 28 after leading LSU to a three-game sweep of Tennessee; batted .643 (9-for-14) in the series with two homers and seven RBI.

Junior College
Named the 2002 conference freshman of the year at Texarkana (Texas) College, as he batted .439 with 19 homers, 25 doubles, 75 RBI and 24 steals … named a second-team JUCO all-American … helped lead Texarkana to the 2002 conference crown.

High School
Enjoyed a stellar career at Rowlett (Texas) High School, where he led his team to area championships in 2000 and 2001 … batted .553 as a senior with four homers and 35 RBI … hit .450 as junior with 11 homers and 49 RBI … earned four letters in baseball (left field) and three letters in football (running back).

Personal
Full name is Ryan Marcus Patterson … parents are Mark and Gail Patterson … has one older sister, Kristin … credits his parents with having the greatest influence upon his athletic career … say he chose LSU because “I have always wanted to be a Tiger, and it is the top baseball school in the nation” … majoring in communications at LSU … born May 2, 1983.

Patterson’s LSU Career Statistics

Year
G-GS
AB
R
H
Avg.
2B
3B
HR
RBI
BB
SO
SB-SBA
2003
64-63
263
59
92
.350
20
1
16
51
14
39
3-7
2004
65-65
293
70
100
.341
23
2
14
67
15
46
6-7
2005
61-61
249
74
92
.369
23
2
20
56
30
28
7-8
Totals
190-189
805
203
284
.353
66
5
50
174
59
113
16-22

2005 Season Highs
At-Bats: 6 (twice; last at UNO, 5/18)
Hits: 5 (vs. Tennessee, 5/14)
Runs Scored: 4 (five times; last vs. Tennessee, 5/14)
Doubles: 2 (at Tulane, 4/19)
Triples: 1 (twice; last vs. Ole Miss, 4/15)
Home Runs: 2 (four times; last vs. Tennessee, 5/15)
RBI: 5 (vs. New Orleans, 3/29)
Stolen Bases 1 (six times; last at Miss. State, 5/20)

Career Highs
At-Bats: 6 (several times; last at UNO, 5/18/05)
Hits: 5 (vs. Tennessee, 5/14/05)
Runs Scored: 4 (seven times; last vs. Tennessee, 5/14/05)
Doubles: 2 (five times; last at Tulane, 4/19/05)
Triples: 1 (five times; last vs. Ole Miss, 4/15/05)
Home Runs: 2 (five times; last vs. Tennessee, 5/15/05)
RBI: 5 (four times; last vs. New Orleans, 3/29/05)
Stolen Bases: 1 (several times; last at Miss. State, 5/20/05)

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